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Team Leader

Location: BRENT, MIDDLESEX Salary: 18.34 - 18.34 GBP Per Hour
Sector: Care Job Type: Temporary
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 3 days ago Reference: 3066821
My client, a leading Care Home in the Wembley area are looking for experienced Team Leaders. Minimum is NVQ 4 Health and Social Care or Equivalent qualification, they must have management experience minimum 2 years. Pay rate is £18.34 PAYE or £22.80 LTD. 

Job Purpose:
1. To provide effective management and leadership to care staff in a Supported Living environment.

2. To ensure that there is adequate staff and supervisory cover to provide an effective, safe, caring and responsive service to service users, their families and representatives.

Responsibilities:

1. Make a positive contribution to the delivery of the service, this will include working flexibly and positively to achieve the objectives of the council.

2. Manage and lead staff to achieve high performance and effective operational delivery, including developing and improving staff capability.

3. To be accountable to the Home Care Manager for achieving agreed service outcomes, maintaining best practice, whilst ensuring effective and meaningful mechanisms are in place that monitors the quality of service provision and that these are regularly evaluated.

4. To take delegated responsibility in supporting the Manager with keeping detailed records and ensuring compliance with legislative requirements, including CQC, Health and Safety and Environmental Health legislation, ensuring that inspections are prepared for in a timely and effective manner.

5. To manage the performance of direct reports ensuring regular supervisions, training, development and appraisals takes place in a manner that is consistent with and achieves the objectives of the Council’s policies. Whilst ensuring effective implementation of the Council’s code of conduct and frameworks including Level 1 sickness, absence, disciplinary and grievance.

6. To undertake risk assessment of new referrals and ensuring the suitability of placement including social structure and that the needs of individuals can be accommodated.

7. To ensure that effective relationships are established and maintained with other agencies and professionals include Care Management, the Health Trust, General Practitioners and other health professional.

8. Taking a key role in ensuring service users well-being takes priority and to attend safeguarding meetings and provide relevant case information.

9. To ensure that complaints are investigated and acted upon within the Council’s relevant framework and to raise alerts and update the Manager on volume of complaints received and managed.

10. To be responsible for management of the petty cash account and to support services users with financial administration and to disperse monies being held.

11. To ensure consistent standards of confidentiality of information are upheld under the Data Protection Act.

12. It is expected that the post-holder will work flexibly and will be required to work shifts and undertake a range of duties that are within the scope of the post and competencies of the post-holder. The post-holder will be required to work on an on call rota. This list of accountabilities is neither exclusive nor exhaustive.


Professional Standards
• In-depth knowledge of individual care planning systems, needs and risk assessment procedures.
• In-depth experience of leading and supervising a group of staff providing care and support services to vulnerable people.
• In-depth experience of managing relationships with a wide variety of professionals and external agencies.
• Experience of leading the implementation of a quality standards programme in a service for vulnerable people, including monitoring and evaluating outcomes for people.


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